15 Mar '11, 2am

Tokyo shares plunge over 11% as Japan's nuclear crisis escalates

Tokyo shares plunge over 11% as Japan's nuclear crisis escalates

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Tokyo shares fell 6.62 per cent in morning trade on Tuesday. -- PHOTO: AP TOKYO Tokyo shares plunged 11.03 per cent as Japan's nuclear crisis escalated on Tuesday, after radiation levels near a quake-stricken nuclear plant surged following explosions and a fire. The Nikkei index lost 1,061.35 points to 8,559.14 SHANGHAI Chinese shares fell 0.62 per cent in early trade on Tuesday weighed by a slowdown in the economy and rising uncertainty about the impact of Japan's natural disasters and nuclear emergency, dealers said. The Shanghai Composite Index, which covers both A and B shares, was down 18.19 points at 2,919.44. HONG KONG Hong Kong shares fell 1.58 per cent in early trade on Tuesday, with the Hang Seng Index off 367.78 points to 22,978.1. KUALA LUMPUR At 9.30am on Tuesday, there were 84 gainers, 17...

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Tokyo shares dive as nuclear crisis escalates

Tokyo shares dive as nuclear crisis escalates

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